Taxon  Report   9059 
Centaurea jacea  L.
brownray knapweed

Centaurea jacea
© 2005 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Centaurea jacea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Centaurea jacea
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Centaurea
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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TJM2: Centaurea ×moncktonii
TJM2: Centaurea ×pratensis
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 06, 2015).

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